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[audio]WWII News 1945-04-22 Walter Winchell - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). This is the April 22nd, 1945 installment of Walter Winchell's program of news and commentary, presented in Winchell's characteristically sensationalist style. There is a gap near the end of the program where the original recorder skipped a commercial. The only information on the disk label is "Walter Winchell Sun Apr 22 1945".
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 4,665 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]WWII News 1945-08-14 18:30 Japanese Surrender - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below) featuring initial reaction to the official announcement of Japan's surrender. The label is marked "News of Japs Going To Surrender Aug 14, 1945 6:30 to 7:00 PM".
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 2,415
[audio]WWII News 1945-02-25 Walter Winchell - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). This is the February 25th, 1945 installment of Walter Winchell's program of news and commentary, presented in Winchell's characteristically sensationalist style. Topics covered include the American bombing of the Japanese Imperial Compound, Russian military gains in Germany, and the imposition of curfew in the US...
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 4,679
[audio]WWII News 1945-08-16 Richard Harkness - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below), originally aired on August 16th, 1945. Commentator Richard Harkness voices his suspicions of the motivation behind Japan's surrender. The original recording is overmodulated, and there is some fading towards the end of the program. The disk label reads "News Richard Harkness Aug. 16, 1945 11:15 PM".
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 2,219
[audio]WWII News 1945-04-22 Drew Pearson - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). This is the April 22nd, 1945 installment of Drew Pearson's program of news and commentary, with the main story being the Russian entry into Berlin. There is a gap near the end of the program where the original recorder skipped a commercial, and there is some fading towards the end of the program...
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 2,728 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]WWII News 1945-05-06 Walter Winchell - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). This is the May 6th, 1945 installment of Walter Winchell's program of news and commentary, presented in Winchell's characteristically sensationalist style. There is a gap near the end of the program where the original recorder skipped a commercial. The only information on the disk label is "Walter Winchell May 6, 1945 9:00 PM".
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 3,539
[audio]WWII News 1945-08-14 19:45 Japanese Surrender - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). The label is marked "#3 News Of Jap Surrender Aug 14, 1945 7:45 to 8:00 PM". It features bulletins regarding changes in government policy as a result of the end of the war - dropping of labor controls, ending of censorship, changes in military draft quotas, etc.
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 1,264
[audio]WWII News 1945-08-14 19:05 Japanese Surrender - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). The label is marked "#1 Japs Surrender Aug 14, 1945 7:05 PM". It contains live descriptions of the street celebrations that followed the announcement of the Japanese surrender that ended WWII.
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 12,053 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[audio]WWII News 1941-05-18 Walter Winchell - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). This is the May 18th, 1941 installment of Walter Winchell's program of news and commentary, presented in Winchell's characteristically sensationalist style. The program is broken up between three sides on two 10" 78rpm disks; I have joined these together, but there are gaps between the sides. There is also some noise and a few choppy spots near the beginning, and some speed variation...
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 7,356
[audio]WWII News 1945-08-14 20:30 Japanese Surrender - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). The label is marked "#4 News Of Jap Surrender Aug 14, 1945". There is no time indication on this disk's label; I chose a time between the times indicated on the adjacent disks. It features a brief history and analysis of the surrender followed by live scenes of the street celebrations in New York, Washington, and Cleveland.
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 1,294
[audio]WWII News 1945-05-06 Drew Pearson - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). This is the May 5th, 1945 installment of Drew Pearson's program of news and commentary, dealing mostly with the imminent end of hostilities in Europe. There is a gap near the end of the program where the original recorder skipped a commercial, and there is some fading towards the end of the program...
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 2,228 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]WWII News 1945-08-14 19:15 Japanese Surrender - WWII News Broadcasts
This is a contemporary amateur home recording of a live WWII-era radio news broadcast (see note below). The label is marked "#2 More Japs Surrender Aug 14, 1945 7:15 to 7:30 PM". It contains additional live descriptions of the street celebrations in New York and Washington, details of the terms of the surrender, and some remarks by Fiorello LaGuardia, then Mayor of New York.
Keywords: News Programs; Radio Broadcasts; Spoken Word
Downloads: 1,181
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